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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. SQL.JS vs. TiDB

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLPort of SQLite to JavaScriptTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.74
Rank#147  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#264  Overall
#40  Document stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score3.52
Rank#98  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.iowww.sequoiadb.comsql.js.orgpingcap.com
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedSequoiadb Ltd.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2014201320122016
Current release6.4.0, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaScriptGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
proprietary protocol using JSONJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Shardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replicationnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesDocument is locked during a transactionACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
QuestDBSequoiadbSQL.JSTiDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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